Patents by Inventor Sheng Li

Sheng Li has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10731997
    Abstract: A method, system, and computer program product, include receiving a plurality of requests for dynamic context information from a plurality of road segments, determining whether the plurality of road segments are included in a same cluster of road segments in a road network generated by clustering road segments in the road network based on connectivity of the road network; and consolidating the plurality of requests to generate a consolidated request in response to determining that the plurality of road segments are included in the same cluster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wei Shan Dong, Peng Gao, Chang Sheng Li, Chun Yang Ma, Ren Jie Yao, Xin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10734227
    Abstract: A four-layer photoresist and method of forming the same are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes forming a semiconductor fin; depositing a target layer on the semiconductor fin; depositing a BARC layer on the target layer; depositing a first mask layer over the BARC layer, the first mask layer being deposited using a plasma process with an RF power of less than 50 W; depositing a second mask layer over the first mask layer using a plasma process with an RF power of less than 500 W; depositing a photoresist layer over the second mask layer; patterning the photoresist layer, the second mask layer, the first mask layer, and the BARC layer to form a first mask; and selectively removing the target layer from a first portion of the semiconductor fin using the first mask, the target layer remaining on a second portion of the semiconductor fin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Sheng Li, Chia-Hui Lin, Kai Hung Cheng, Yao-Hsu Sun, Wen-Cheng Wu, Bo-Cyuan Lu, Sung-En Lin, Tai-Chun Huang
  • Patent number: 10731886
    Abstract: A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) energy management control system includes an HVAC system configured to deliver at least one of heated air and cooled air to a targeted area; and a computing server including an HVAC energy analytics engine in signal communication with the HVAC system. The HVAC energy analytics engine is configured to actively learn historical data of the HVAC system based on at least one of the heated air and the cooled air produced over a time period. The HVAC energy analytics engine determines a predicted energy consumption of the HVAC system based on the historical data, and the HVAC system operates based on the predicted energy consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: CARRIER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sheng Li, Xinyu Wu, Xing Cai, Stella M. Oggianu, Jun Pyo Lee, Marcin Cychowski
  • Patent number: 10726308
    Abstract: In some examples, image content moderation may include classifying, based on a learning model, an object displayed in an image into a category. Further, image content moderation may include detecting, based on another learning model, the object, refining the detected object based on a label, and determining, based on the another learning model, a category for the refined detected object. Further, image content moderation may include identifying, based on the label, a keyword associated with the object, and determining, based on the identified keyword, a category for the object. Further, image content moderation may include categorizing, based on a set of rules, the object into a category, and moderating image content by categorizing, based on aforementioned analysis the object into a category. Yet further, image content moderation may include tagging, based on fusion-based tagging, the object with a category and a color associated with the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Amioy Kumar, Nagendra K. Kumar, Madhura Shivaram, Suraj Govind Jadhav, Chung-Sheng Li, Saurabh Mahadik
  • Patent number: 10727135
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a first insulating structure, a second insulating structure, at least one first active semiconductor fin, and at least one second active semiconductor fin. The first insulating structure and the second insulating structure are disposed on the substrate. The first active semiconductor fin is disposed on the substrate and has a protruding portion protruding from the first insulating structure. The second active semiconductor fin is disposed on the substrate and has a protruding portion protruding from the second insulating structure. The protruding portion of the first active semiconductor fin and the protruding portion of the second active semiconductor fin have different heights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Sheng Li, Hsin-Chieh Huang, Chi-Wen Liu
  • Publication number: 20200235321
    Abstract: A display panel is provided, including a substrate on a base, a transistor stack on the substrate, and a fluorescent layer between the base and the transistor stack. The fluorescent layer is configured to prevent light from damaging an active layer in the transistor stack in a laser lift-off process, and an orthographic projection of the fluorescent layer on the base overlaps an orthographic projection of the active layer on the base. A display device comprising the display panel, and a manufacturing method of the display panel are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Shipei LI, Qi YAO, Wusheng LI, Jiangnan LU, Huili WU, Fang HE, Renquan GU, Dongsheng YIN, Sheng XU, Wei HE
  • Publication number: 20200235816
    Abstract: A system and method for efficient optical signal amplification with system monitoring features are provided. For example, an optical repeater may include two different 4-port thin-film gain flattening filters (TF-GFFs), which may be connected to provide a high-loss loop-back (HLLB) path in the optical repeater for system monitoring. The 4-port TF-GFF may have four different ports and may integrate the functionalities of a conventional GFF and a coupler into a single component, thereby increasing power efficiency of the optical repeater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: SubCom, LLC
    Inventors: Sheng Zhang, Haifeng LI
  • Publication number: 20200232148
    Abstract: A method for controlling release amount of detergent and a washing device, include: dividing inner space of a detergent box into independent N compartments, wherein each of the compartments is configured to store a type of detergent having a certain concentration range; assigning a concentration level Ci, i=1, . . . , N to each of the compartments wherein the higher the detergent concentration, the lower the concentration level; selecting one of the compartments containing detergent and releasing the detergent in the selected compartment, and obtaining the concentration level C of the selected compartment; obtaining a laundry weight m; and calculating a release amount of the detergent, wherein Vn=1.25*m*(C+1). The formula which is configured to calculate the release amount of detergent is also provided based on both of the detergent concentration level and the laundry weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: DONG LI, SHILONG HAO, JINGJING ZHANG, CHUNFENG LAO, SHENG XU, JINZHU DENG
  • Publication number: 20200233263
    Abstract: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a backlight module, a power-supply circuit, and a system-control circuit. The display panel is configured to display an image signal. The backlight module is configured to provide backlight to the display panel. The power-supply circuit is configured to convert an alternating current (AC) source to a direct current (DC) voltage. The system-control circuit includes a power-loss-detection circuit and a display controller. The power-loss-detection circuit is configured to detect whether the DC voltage from the power-supply circuit has a power-loss event. The display controller is configured to control the display panel and the backlight module. In response to the power-loss-detection circuit detecting that the DC voltage has the power-loss event, the display controller performs a predetermined shutdown procedure to sequentially turn off the backlight module and the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Cun LIU, Xin Sheng WEN, Jun Xin QIU, Yong Qiang LI, Wen Long YANG
  • Publication number: 20200217000
    Abstract: A washing machine includes a box body, an inner tub in the box body, a device for driving the inner tub to rotate, and a water collecting device at the bottom of the inner tub. The inner tub is a water containing tub during washing/rinsing. The outer wall of the inner tub is provided with a dewatering channel communicating with the inner tub for draining water discharged from the inner tub. The water collecting device includes a water collecting cavity with an upper opening, the bottom wall of the water collecting cavity is provided with a recessed portion, and a water outlet end of the dewatering channel downwardly extends into the recessed portion. The outlet end of the dewatering channel is inserted into the recessed portion on the bottom wall of the water collecting cavity, so that water collection and drainage are facilitated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: QINGDAO HAIER WASHING MACHINE CO., LTD., QINGDAO HAIER SMART TECHNOLOGY R&D CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Di WU, Xinghui HAO, Yimin LI, Chunfeng LAO, Yanfen LV, Sheng XU, Peishi LV
  • Publication number: 20200219040
    Abstract: Examples of cognitive procurement and proactive continuous sourcing are defined. In an example, the system receives a procurement request. The system implements an artificial intelligence component to sort the supplier data into a plurality of domains. The system modifies a domain from the plurality of data domains based on new supplier data being received. The system generates user procurement behavior data based on the procurement interaction and a domain from the plurality of data domains. The system establishes a user procurement behavior model corresponding to a guideline associated with the procurement interaction. The system determines whether the user procurement behavior model should be updated based on modification in the plurality of data domains and updates the same. The system notifies the user regarding change in the user procurement behavior model due to change in a domain of the received supplier data selected by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Chung-Sheng Li, Guruprasad Dasappa, Krishna Kummamuru, Colin Connors, Guanglei Xiong, Christopher Banschbach, Thomas Michael Fahey
  • Patent number: 10703906
    Abstract: Compositions that are curable to polythioether polymers are provided, comprising: a) a dithiol monomer; b) a diene monomer; c) a radical cleaved photoinitiator; d) a peroxide; and e) an amine; where the peroxide and amine together are a peroxide-amine redox initiator. In some embodiments, the amine is a tertiary amine. In some embodiments, the amine is selected from the group consisting of dihydroxyethyl-p-toluidine, N,N-diisopropylethylamine, and N, N, N?, N?, N?-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine. In some embodiments, the peroxide is selected from the group consisting of di-tert-butyl peroxide, methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, and benzoyl peroxide. In some embodiments, the composition may additionally comprise a polythiol monomer having three or more thiol groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Sheng Ye, Junting Li, Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Susan E. DeMoss, Jonathan D. Zook
  • Patent number: 10701858
    Abstract: A mobile vehicle, a ground treating equipment and an orientation adjusting method thereof are provided. The ground treating equipment includes a frame, a ground treating unit, a connecting rod set, a connecting rod driving unit, a rotation driving unit, two pressure sensors and a controller. The ground treating unit is mounted at the frame. Two ends of the connecting rod set are connected to the frame and the mobile vehicle. The connecting rod driving unit is mounted at the connecting rod set for adjusting the orientation of the connecting rod set. The rotation driving unit is mounted between the frame and the connecting rod set for driving the frame to rotate relative to the connecting rod set. The pressure sensors are mounted at the frame for sensing two pressure values between the frame and ground, or the pressure sensors are mounted at the rotation driving unit for sensing two pressure values while the frame is driven to rotate clockwise and counter-clockwise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yun-Sheng Ku, Yi-Tien Yan, Jiun-Hua Li, Shu-Hui Yang, Wei-Chieh Chang, Ling-Yu Tsai
  • Patent number: 10700758
    Abstract: In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a UE. The UE determines that up-link control information for channel state information (CSI) acquisition and up-link control information for beam management is to be transmitted on a same up-link channel. The UE includes the up-link control information for beam management in at least one CSI-acquisition report for reporting the up-link control information for CSI acquisition. The UE sends the at least one CSI-acquisition report to the base station on the up-link channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Lung-Sheng Tsai, Xiu-Sheng Li, Ming-Po Chang, Weidong Yang
  • Patent number: 10699858
    Abstract: The present invention provides a keyboard device, including a plurality of keys, thin film circuit boards, and key bottom plates. A connection component of the key is connected between a keycap of the key and a bottom plate connection portion of key bottom plate, and the bottom plate connection portion has a connection portion surface corresponding to the keycap and a raised portion formed on the connection portion surface. When the keycap moves downward relative to the thin film circuit board, a lower surface of the keycap knocks the raised portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD.
    Inventors: Sheng-Fan Chang, Che-An Li, Ding-Hsiang Pan, Chia-Feng Lee
  • Patent number: 10697853
    Abstract: An optical fiber distributed monitoring system and method is provided. The system includes a laser device, an acousto-optic modulator, a phase matching interferometer, a photoelectric detector and a phase demodulation module. After entering the phase matching interferometer, the Rayleigh backscattering light containing parameter information output from the sensing optical fiber enters the two arms of the phase matching interferometer respectively, and the light of the two arms of the phase matching interferometer is phase-modulated by the first modulation wave and the second modulation wave, respectively and then interfere with each other to generate interference light. The photoelectric detector converts a light signal into an electric signal, and the phase demodulation module processes the electric signal based on the Hilbert algorithm to obtain the parameter change of the environment under test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Laser Institute of Shandong Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Ying Shang, Chen Wang, Chang Wang, Jiasheng Ni, Chang Li, Bing Cao, Wen'an Zhao, Sheng Huang, Yang Liu, Xiaohui Liu, Yingying Wang
  • Publication number: 20200201087
    Abstract: An optical control element for a light beam to pass through and including a transparent substrate and a plurality of reflective structures is provided. The transparent substrate has a light-entering surface and a light-emitting surface opposite to each other. The reflective structures are disposed in the transparent substrate. Each of the reflective structures has a bottom surface adjacent to the light-entering surface and a side surface connected to the bottom surface. A width of each reflective structure in a direction of a horizontal view angle is gradually decreased from one end adjacent to the light-entering surface to one end away from the light-entering surface. The bottom surface and the side surface respectively reflect parts of the light beam, and in a direction vertical to the bottom surface, transmission directions of the light beam reflected by the bottom surface and that reflected by the side surface are opposite to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hung Li, Chun-Hsiang Chan, To-Cheng Fan, Ting-Wei Tsai, Chi-Sheng Chiang, Min-Ching Tsai
  • Publication number: 20200202479
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method and apparatus for processing a video frame. A specific embodiment of the method includes: receiving a video frame set; selecting a video frame from the video frame set, and performing following processing: creating a pixel buffer object newly; reading pixel data of the selected video frame from a frame buffer corresponding to a central processing unit, and writing the read pixel data into the newly created pixel buffer object; storing the written pixel buffer object into a pixel buffer object queue; determining whether an unselected video frame is present in the video frame set; and storing the video frame set in response to determining no unselected video frame being present in the video frame set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Minglu Li, Feifei Cao, Chunyang Su, Sheng Fu
  • Patent number: 10692965
    Abstract: Methods of forming an inductor using dry processes are described. A cavity is laser drilled in an insulator. A first magnetic material layer is printed in the cavity. An Ag conductive ink is printed on the first magnetic material layer and a second magnetic material layer printed on the ink. The ink has a trace sandwiched between the first and second magnetic material layers that provides a majority of the inductance of the inductor. A protective insulating layer protects the second magnetic material layer from a wet chemistry solution when contacts are formed to the ink. The second magnetic material layer and ink are deposited in or on the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Chong Zhang, Andrew J. Brown, Sheng Li, Sai Vadlamani, Ying Wang
  • Patent number: 10691344
    Abstract: A first memory controller receives an access command from a second memory controller, where the access command is timing non-deterministic with respect to a timing specification of a memory. The first memory controller sends at least one access command signal corresponding to the access command to the memory, wherein the at least one access command signal complies with the timing specification. The first memory controller determines a latency of access of the memory. The first memory controller sends feedback information relating to the latency to the second memory controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Doe Hyun Yoon, Sheng Li, Jichuan Chang, Ke Chen, Parthasarathy Ranganathan, Norman Paul Jouppi